Em·​both·​ri·​um | \ emˈbäthrēəm \

Definition of Embothrium

: a genus of shrubs or small trees (family Proteaceae) with long willowy branches, leathery entire leaves, and showy reddish flowers in terminal racemes

History and Etymology for Embothrium

New Latin, from en- entry 2 + Greek bothrion small pit, diminutive of bothros pit

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“Embothrium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Embothrium. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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